Hellas Grid

Hellas Grid – GREEK NGI Infrastructure


The main scope of HellasGrid is the provision of High Throughput Computing services to Greek academic and research community. The HellasGrid infrastructure is composed by six (6) clusters of computational and storage resources located at Athens (HG-01-GRNET, HG-02-IASA, HG-06-EKT), Thessaloniki (HG-03-AUTH), Patras (HG-04-CTI-CEID) and Heraklion (HG-05-FORTH). Technical information is provided in the table below.

Administrative data

System Name Hellas Grid
Short Description GREEK NGI Infrastructure
Owner GRNET S.A.
Country Greece


Dedication to VI-SEEM

Dedication % of max jobs 5%
Max number of VI-SEEM jobs 2,000
Dedication in CPU core hours per year 1,752,000
Dedication storage in TB from the Grid 0.5 TB


System operational since -
Expected date system to be available to the project PM04
Expected date to be phased -
Interface to be provided gLite flavour of EMI


Computational Power

Number of servers 100 Server specification HP CPU per server 2
RAM per server 64 GB Total number of CPU cores 864 Max number of jobs 1728
Local temp storage per server 100 GB Max storage available to a grid job 500 GB Type of grid storage lustre
Total grid storage 2 TB